MARTY HOYLE: Keyboards,Vocals
MARTY Hoyle was born in Seattle, WA., He began playing piano at the age of fifteen and soon after studied music theory and was influenced by the playing styles of Billy Preston, Nicky Hopkins, and Max Middleton. Marty has performed with many of the Pacific Northwest’s best groups, and singer/songwriters. He continues working as a session keyboardist with rock and country artists in the Seattle area. Marty performed on Roger Fisher of (Heart, Alias) recent albums Heart of the Blues and All Told, in which the latter included musicians from iconic groups Heart and Yes. Marty considers it a blessing to perform the band Medicine Hat over the last eight years. He has shared the stage in supporting roles, opening for Boston, Blue Oyster Cult, Foghat, Ambrosia, Jefferson Starship, The Little River Band, Edgar Winter, Firefall, Pat Travers, and The Atlanta Rhythm Section. Covering the Styx catalog of music is a real joy. It brings back great memories from the 1970’s.